PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Professional Development Office (PDO) Events:
Fall 2014 Research Leadership for Postdocs (lunchtime modules)
When: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:00 - 1:30 pm (unless otherwise noted below)
Where: 1830 Building, classroom 2-108
- 11/18: Working within Your Organization
- 12/02: Managing Research Funds, Faculty Panel
- 12/04: Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship
- 12/09: Time Management (11:30 am - 1:30 pm)
- 12/11: Project Management (3 hours)
When: TODAY! Monday, November 17th, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Where: West Lecture Hall, ground floor of 725 N. Wolfe Street
Topics covered include: the federal grant process and “grant culture”, mechanisms of particular interest to new investigators, choosing a "fundable" research problem, writing a competitive application, the NIH system of peer review, developing a budget and budget justification.
Applying for Federal Jobs
When: Wednesday, November 19th, 12:00 - 2:00 pm
Where: 1830 Building, Room 2-108
Learn how to develop a Federal resume based on USAJobs guidelines. You will also learn how to interpret the many codes on a Federal job announcement.
NEW easy link to make an appointment with the PDO.
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Additional Professional Development Events:
Bloomberg School of Public Health Career Services Office Events (Fall 2014)
Fall 2014 event details for SPH postdocs, including event descriptions, locations, RSVP links can be found on the Career Services Office website.
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- 11/17, “Access to Experts” information session: Legacy (RSVP)
- 11/18, “Access to Experts” information session: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (RSVP)
- 11/25, “Access to Experts” information session: CareFirst (RSVP)
Academic Publishing Workshop
Join an informative discussion of issues related to scientific publication, including developing your manuscript, the journal editorial process, copyright & open access, and how to promote your work once it's published.
When: Tuesday, November 18th, 3:00 - 5:00 pm (reception following in the Welch Medical Library Building)
Where: West Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, Wood Basic Science Building & Welch Medical Library Building
Hosted by Elsevier and the Welch Medical Library. For more information, click here
Postercraft: The Art and Science of Crafting a Poster
Ever wonder what font you should use on your scientific poster? Think color might make your poster a hit at the conference? Learn these answers and more.
When: Wednesday, November 19th, 12:15 - 1:15 pm
Where: Sheldon Hall, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Sponsored by: Delta Omega, MPH Program, Professional Development Office
Alumni Career panel and networking session
Come join the OIS for a panel discussion and networking session with recent international graduates who are currently employed while on their OPT, STEM and H1B status. Learn successful interviewing and job hunting tips!
When: Wednesday, November 19th, 6:00 - 7:15 pm
Where: Hackerman B17
Grant writing workshop hosted by TRNAMH
This two-hour workshop held via webinar will focus on the anatomy and physiology of the parts of the NIH-style application with particular attention to the R- and K-type proposals. A brief discussion of the electronic submission process will be included.
If you would like to have your title, abstract, and specific aims page analyzed in this session please submit to Amanda Brown (instructions and diagram) by Monday, Dec. 1st.
When: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014, 2 – 4 pm
- NIH Loan Repayment Programs (due 11/17, link)
- ASU Origins Project Postdoctoral ($10K) Prize Lectureship Nomination (due 12/01, link; more information here)
- The Dan David Prize scholarship ($15K; due 3/10/15, application link; for details about selected fields of interest, click here)
- Research Study, paid participation: Physical & Mental Fatigue Study (link)
- Request for guest editors for Biochemistry Insights Journal (contact Mariana Figuera Losada)
- Association of Women in Science is recruiting new leaders on their Executive Board (more info; if interested, contact Ekemini Riley)